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In each case a major institutional sector has removed society from the specific
purpose for which that sector was created and technically instrumented.
Iatrogenesis cannot be understood unless it is seen as the specifically medical ...
This specific counterproductivity constitutes an unwanted side-effect of industrial
production which cannot be externalized from the particular economic sector that
produces it. Fundamentally it is due neither to technical mistakes nor to class ...
Navarro argues that the prevailing values in the health sector are indeed shaped
by the health establishment, but are symptomatic of the distribution of economic
and political power within society. The power to shape health values gives the ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Medicalization of Life
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